On June 1, The Board of Directors for Discover Central Massachusetts confirmed the appointment of Monique M. Messier as the new executive director of the region’s travel and tourism organization.

Monique has extensive experience in the hospitality industry, serving most recently as director of sales for Discover Central Massachusetts over the past year.  She has held sales positions at the Worcester Marriott, Sheraton Hotel Springfield and Nantucket Island Resorts. Monique has also done sales work for MassMutual Center, MGM Casino and Greater Springfield CVB.

“I’m very excited to be leading the Discover Central MA team,” Messier said. “Tourism is such an important part of a thriving economy and has been a large part of Worcester’s recent economic momentum. Recently, with the pandemic and the devastation it has caused in our industry, it is imperative that we continue to push out our message now more than ever.”

Go to Discover Central Massachusetts for information about visiting the region.